Victims Of Domestic Violence Turning To Injunctions For Protection


The day to day lives of people are being made unnecessarily stressful and fearful by the very people who are supposed to look after them, and keep them safe.

It is a nightmare scenario for the unwary victims of what appears to be state manipulation and mismanagement of people’s lives. This has the hallmarks of state cynicism by those who never having experienced the horrors of the victims, try to deliver platitudes from a distance via party-political conferences and the like; always ready to give advice without personally ever having to put it to the test.

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Figures recently obtained from the Ministry of Justice confirm that there has been a sharp rise in the number of domestic abuse victims seeking non molestation orders through the family courts. It has been suggested that victims are turning to the court system because police are failing to enforce the law.

Ministry of Justice data has revealed that the number of non-molestation orders granted last year was 25,707, indicating an increase of almost 10% since 2016. The number of orders issued also represents the highest for a decade.

The government is now being pressured by campaigners to pay for police training, rather than pass the financial burden on to police forces who are already struggling as a result of budget cuts and mounting work loads.

Victims of domestic violence can apply for an injunction, or non molestation order, through the courts, to protect themselves and…

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